Building Department


The building and code enforcement department is responsible for the following:


  • Construction Permits (Residential and Commercial) - including Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical
  • Demolition Permits
  • Floodplain
  • Sign Permits - Permanent and Temporary
  • Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control and Permits
Please note that properties located within the historic districts may require approval from the Bay City Historic District Commission. To determine if your property is located in a historic district please visit the historic preservation page.

Building Permit Fee Schedule

Plan Review

  • Building, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing